Liber Pontificalis, in vita Ioannis VII

Name of text: Liber Pontificalis, in vita Ioannis VII
Author of text:
Date of text:
Date of person in text: John VII 705-707
Name of structure in text: Old St. Peter's
Type of structure in text: Church
Date of structure in text 4th, 13th
Century of structure 1: 4 AD
Century of structure 2: 13 AD
Country in text: Italy
Region in text: Lazio
City in text: Rome
Specific place of mosaic in text: Walls
Description of mosaic in text:

Inside St. Peter’s church he built an oratory of the holy mother of God, coloured its walls with mosaic, expended there a large amount of gold and silver, and set up images of the venerable Fathers on the right and left.

Mosaic date in text: 8 AD
Tesserae silver mentioned in text? No
Tesserae gold mentioned in text? No
Colour descriptions in text:

Liber Pontificalis, in vita Ioannis VII, ed. Duchesne, trans. by Raymond Davis, The Book of Pontiffs (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 1989), p. 88


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